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Divine Judgment

August 1, 2011

Divine Judgment The phrase “Day of the Lord” is often used in Scripture to refer to a period of divine judgment. In his book, The Great Doctrines of the Bible, William Evans notes that this phrase refers to “a wide panorama of world transforming events, extending over a vast period of time.” These cataclysmic events ultimately point to a...

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  • Theology Matters August 1, 2011

Judgment on Evil Leaders

September 11, 2012

Judgment on Evil Leaders [Optional reading: Jer. 21:1–23:40] Within the last six months, some companies have experienced problems with leadership. From the Yahoo! CEO’s résumé scandal to J.P. Morgan’s lack of foresight in investing, poor leadership has consequences. The same is true with the leadership of God’s people. Close to God’s heart...

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Judgment and Salvation

May 9, 2015

Judgment and Salvation In their song “Warrior,” the band Caedmon’s Call reflects on the significance of the Lord being the one who fights our battles. “To those who put their trust in Him / He gives strength unto His people . . . / The Angel of the Lord camps around the ones who fear Him / and delivers them.” God delivered His people through...

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  • Devotions May 9, 2015

Judgment on the Unjust

July 23, 2014

Judgment on the Unjust John M. Perkins was born in rural New Hebron, Mississippi, during the Great Depression. His mother died when he was an infant, and when he was a schoolboy his older brother—a Purple Heart recipient from World War II—was shot and killed by police. Perkins left Mississippi, never planning to return. But years later, John...

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  • Devotions July 23, 2014

Hope and Judgment

July 23, 2015

Hope and Judgment The playwright and novelist Sir Walter Scott called revenge, “the sweetest morsel to the mouth that ever was cooked in hell.” The Bible speaks of the danger of seeking revenge in both the Old and the New Testaments. For example, Leviticus 19:18 warns, “Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people,...

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  • Devotions July 23, 2015

Last Things: Final Judgment

February 28, 2013

Last Things: Final Judgment James M. Gray, the third president of Moody Bible Institute, was once asked about the practical value of teaching about the Second Coming of Christ. He replied that all the virtues and graces revealed in the New Testament that are binding upon the believer are in some way associated with this doctrine. He believed...

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  • Devotions February 28, 2013

Deliverance from Judgment

January 23, 2015

Deliverance from Judgment The nation was horrified by a vicious attack on a female jogger in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. Five boys, the oldest only 16 years old, were apprehended, charged, and convicted. But in 2002, another man who was in prison for a series of murders and brutal rapes confessed that he was in fact the attacker.

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Hardship and Judgment

June 14, 2018

Legacy Moment

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​2 Samuel 21:1 | Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David enquired of the Lord. And the Lord answered, It is for Saul, and for his bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.​... June 14, 2018

Judgment from the North

September 3, 2012

Judgment from the North [Optional longer reading: Jer. 4:5–6:30] Except for Egypt on its southern border, any nation wishing to attack Israel would have come from the north. Even nations in the east would have moved north to avoid the trek across the eastern wilderness. It is no surprise that Jeremiah’s word warns of the coming destruction...

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  • Devotions September 3, 2012

Mature Faith Is Not Judgmental

February 20, 2019

Mature Faith Is Not Judgmental Two award-winning television shows with similar formats have been running for decades. Civil litigants can bring their cases to The People’s Court or Judge Judy to be settled. The judges ask penetrating questions, demand evidence, and render verdicts that cannot be appealed. These television shows are popular...

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